El Tortuguero (San Juan Mazatlán, Oaxaca)

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All the information about this town of 490 inhabitants of the State of Oaxaca

The town of El Tortuguero is located in the Municipality of San Juan Mazatlán (in the State of Oaxaca). There are 490 inhabitants. Of all the towns in the municipality, it occupies the number #15 in terms of number of inhabitants. El Tortuguero is at 60 meters of altitude.

Data: In El Tortuguero, 56% of the inhabitants are catholic and 54% of the dwellings are equipped with a washing machine. At the bottom of this page you will find more information.

The town of El Tortuguero is located at 38.1 kilometers from San Juan Mazatlán, which is the most populated locality in the municipality, in the Southesast direction. If you browse our webpage, you will also find a map with the location of El Tortuguero.

Where is El Tortuguero? How to get there? Map

Location map of El Tortuguero in Oaxaca: Use the controls in the upper left area to zoom in (+) or out (-). This is a satellite photo centered in El Tortuguero, which is marked with the following symbol Map marker

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The population of El Tortuguero (Oaxaca) is 490 inhabitants

Population data in El Tortuguero (San Juan Mazatlán, Oaxaca)
YearFemale InhabitantsMale inhabitantsTotal population
Evolution of the population in El Tortuguero: Total   Men   Women
Other demographic data in El Tortuguero:
Fertility rate (children per woman):2.916.09
Population coming from outside the State of Oaxaca:11.22%9.66%
Illiterate population:4.08%7.77%
Illiterate population (men):1.43%6.09%
Illiterate population (women):2.65%9.35%
Schooling level:7.696.61
Schooling level (men):7.746.68
Schooling level (women):7.646.55
Indigenous culture data in El Tortuguero:
Percentage of indigenous population:71.22%75.21%
Percentage speaking an indigenous language:32.24%31.51%
Percentage who speak an indigenous language and do not speak Spanish:0.41%2.10%
Comparison of percentages of indigenous population in the town of El Tortuguero, compared with its municipality, with the percentage in the State of Oaxaca, and in the country as a whole.

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Unemployment, economy and dwelling data in El Tortuguero:
Employed population over 12 years:46.33%28.57%
Employed population over 12 years (men):63.56%51.30%
Employed population over 12 years (women):30.31%7.32%
Number of inhabited private dwellings:124118
Homes with electricity:97.58%100.00%
Housing with piped water:95.97%16.35%
Dwellings with toilet or sanitary facilities:67.74%100.00%
Dwellings with radio:25.00%35.58%
Housing with television:80.65%65.38%
Housing with refrigerator:80.65%60.58%
Housing with washing machine:54.03%38.46%
Housing with automobile:20.16%14.42%
Households with personal computer, laptop or tablet:11.29%3.85%
Homes with landline telephone:15.32%5.77%
Dwellings with cellular phones:54.84%3.85%
Homes with Internet:2.42%0.00%
Comparison of percentages of single persons in El Tortuguero (over 12 years), comparing the same percentage with the municipality, with the State of Oaxaca, and with the total for the country.

Satellite photo of El Tortuguero

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Population pyramid of El Tortuguero (Oaxaca)

In El Tortuguero there is a very characteristic age structure of the population, which you can see in the following population pyramid, with data from 2005. After analyzing the demographic data of El Tortuguero, separated by men and women, and also by age groups, we can analyze what the future of the population in this town will be like.

Population pyramid of El Tortuguero
Data of the age pyramid of the town El Tortuguero (inhabitants year 2020)
Age rangeNumber of womenNumber of menTotal population
Infants (0-5 years)393372
Youth (6-14 years)434790
Adults (15-59 years)147123270
Elderly (60+ years)253358

Photos of El Tortuguero

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The Postal Code of El Tortuguero (Oaxaca) is 70240

Are you going to send a letter to El Tortuguero? Do you have a friend in El Tortuguero and want to send them a gift through the postal service? The Postal Code of El Tortuguero consists of the following 5 digits: 70240. If you want to know more about how Post Codes are determined in Mexico, the first two postal digits of El Tortuguero ("70") correspond to the state code of Oaxaca, and the last three correspond to the people themselves. In Mexico, the same ZIP code can be assigned to several towns.

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